Tips, Tricks, and Advice

Making Moving Easy

I absolutely hate moving. In the past it has caused arguments between me and my husband. It's just unpleasant. I also realize how much junk we don't need that we've accumulated and that there were a lot of nooks and crannies that I could've cleaned better. Well, this past week we have been moving again.… Continue reading Making Moving Easy

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Mental Health, Tips, Tricks, and Advice

How to Be Kinder to Yourself

Do you notice how mean and critical we can be to ourselves? When other people make a mistake I am much more understanding and patient with them than I am with myself when I make a mistake. Having some self compassion is a really important part of self-care and, in my opinion, it can get… Continue reading How to Be Kinder to Yourself

Mental Health, Tips, Tricks, and Advice

The Benefits of a Daily Routine

If you're a parent, I'm sure you know that a routine is really good for your baby. It's a lot easier to plan out your day if you now little one is going to be hungry or sleepy around a certain time. Were you aware that structuring a routine for your day will also benefit… Continue reading The Benefits of a Daily Routine

Mental Health, Postpartum and Beyond

Not Mine

Last week I had a difficult thought. My body is not my own. I wake up every day and I get my daughter dressed and ready for the day. I feed her, clean the house, and play with her. Generally I'm cleaning while holding her or trying to keep her busy. I hold her until… Continue reading Not Mine

Postpartum and Beyond

Utilize your Village

Once to twice a week my parents will take Little P for the day. Usually Friday is my dad's day and my mom will get Saturday or Sunday depending on her plans and what I have going on. I never thought anything of it until one of my friends pointed out that Little P is… Continue reading Utilize your Village